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Yemin Moshe

The Story of a Jerusalem Neighborhood

Yemin Moshe( )
Author: Jaffe, Eliezer D.
Publication Date:Mar 1988
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $64.00
Book Description:

When the American Jewish philanthropist Judah Touro died in 1854 he entrusted $50,000 to the Englishman Sir Moses Montefiore, requesting that it be used for the poor of Jerusalem. This engrossing book, the result of twelve years of research, tells the story of the plot of land purchased by Montefiore in 1855--its changes in population, land use, and social structure. This book is no bland history, it is an argumentative presentation that convincingly presents an important point of view...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Middle East / Israel & Palestine
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.85 x 8.97 Inches
Book Weight:2 Pounds

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